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       Features for JULY-AUGUST 2002:
(Use our Search Engine to find past reviews - such as the over 180  SACD and DVD-A releases we have covered during the past year!; also see our Archives section!)   8/22 = Major additions to Survey of Print Magazines!
Weekly Audio News (See Index for previous weeks):  JUNE 26;  JULY 10JULY 17; JULY 23; JULY 31;  AUG 7;  AUG 14;  AUG 21;  AUG 28 - First SACDs from Universal in Two Weeks; Net Downloads Not Cause of Lower Music Sales; Mandate on Digital TV Tuners
Multichannel & Stereo DVD-Audio & SACD Hi-Res Reviews = ClassicalJazz, Pop, Etc. (26 total) -
John Sunier, Brian Bloom, John Henry
   
 Equipment Reviews: Tri VP-Mini88 Tube Integrated Amp - Brian Bloom; Linn Linto Direct-Coupled Phono Preamp - John Sunier; Pioneer Elite DV-37 Progressive-Scan DVD Player - Calvin Harding, Jr.
   Audiophile LP Reviews (6) - John Sunier
  Classical CD Reviews. Pt. 1 & Pt. 2 (19 total) - Tom Gibbs, Peter Bates, John Sunier
  Jazz Reviews Pt. 1 & Pt. 2 (15 total) - Tom Gibbs, John Henry
 Reissue Classical CDs, Pt. 1 & Pt. 2 (23 total) - Gary Lemco, Alex Morin, John Sunier
 DVD-Video Reviews, Pt. 1 & Pt. 2 (22 total) - Calvin Harding, Jr., Peter Bates, Brian Bloom
tiny CD bullet  Survey of the Audio and Home Theater Print Press
- July-August
  Best Classical and Jazz CDs of 2001 List (88 total) -
staff
  Audio Interviews (in MP3) with leaders in audio, music and home theater:  David Kawakami (Sony SACD); Kevin Halverson (Muse Electronics); Siegfried Linkwitz (Audio Artistry); Michael Bishop (Telarc); Robert von Bahr (BIS Records) - c. 7 min. each          

Welcome to the 45th issue of the web magazine for audio, music and home theater - transitioned from the former national radio program AUDIOPHILE AUDITION, which was heard for over 13 years on stations coast to coast. We are dedicated to your auditional wellbeing. We continue our extensive hi-res-format reviews with 26 reviews of multichannel DVD-Audio, multichannel and stereo SACDs. Plus some Audiophile LP reviews. Components covered are Linn's Linto Phono Preamp, Tri's VP-Mini88 Integrated Tube Amp, and Pioneer Elite's DV-37 Progressive-Scan DVD Player. Our in-depth coverage of all types of optical discs comes to 110 reviews for this double-month issue- more than any other web audio publication! The Survey of the Print Audio and HT Press and our Audio Interviews continue. And you have the opportunity to share your thoughts and questions with other audiophiles via our association with the SoundReproduction.com High End Audio Resource:

AUDIOPHILE AUDITION has joined together with SOUNDREPRODUCTION.COM to provide a high-end interactive Net resource for audio information. The new site offers discussion forums on any audio topic but also specifically on SACD, Home Theater, Home Recording, Speakers, Tubes vs. Solid State, Vibration Isolation and more. Also Technical Resources, Equipment Reviews, Featured Audiophiles and Audio Links. We invite our readers to participate in the free discussion forums.

WE WELCOME THREE NEW WRITERS TO OUR STAFF: Tom Gibbs, Calvin Harding Jr. & Clay Swartz. The regulars this month are Alex Morin, Brian Bloom, Gary Lemco, John Henry, Peter Bates & John Sunier               
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